Opinion

The Notable Mr. Lew

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What’s notable about Jack Lew as President Barack Obama’s choice for treasury secretary is not that he is an Orthodox Jew who will somehow...

Jews Who Hate … Jews

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We all have opinions, yet some of us are more outspoken, partisan, dogmatic or ideological than others. Some are unquestioningly convinced not only of the...

God Of Guns

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A month after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, two haunting images are seared into my mind. The first is the smiling countenance...

Boo, Eric Cantor

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I remember earlier this year the JT had a feature about Rep. Eric Cantor  and called him the Southern gentleman from Virginia. I must...

Pork In The Bill

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There are predators that “chase” ambulances and hearses to take advantage of or prey on the injured or dead for personal gain. The defeat...

Women At The Western Wall

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For unknown reasons, articles on women at the Western Wall (“Women at the Western Wall,” online only, Dec. 31) overlook a fact on the...

Thank You

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We want to thank the Jewish Times for its cover story about Ken Gelula and CHAI (“Life of CHAI,” Dec. 21).  On behalf of...

NRA Remarks, Not Meaningful

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I was distressed to see the Jewish Times give prominence to a story describing the National  Rifle Association’s position on the Newtown  Conn., school...

More Impressive Company

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I read with interest the article “Impressive Company” (Dec. 28).  However, the author made some factual errors. Sen. Joseph Lieberman is not the first...

Lamazal Tov

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Regarding the Dec. 28 article “Birth- rites,” for many years, I was a childbirth educator (Lamaze method). I am an accredited Lamaze instructor. Many...